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The economy added 313,000 jobs in February, according to the latest jobs report, a good sign for businesses, investors and people seeking work.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics report comes one day after President Donald Trump announced plans to impose sweeping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The move injected a measure of uncertainty into the economy as critics warned of a possible trade war.
But the jobs figures pointed to strong economic growth across several sectors, and economists and analysts said they expect the solid jobs growth to continue through 2018. Here are our top takeaways from the February report:
Daniel Bush is PBS NewsHour's Senior Political Reporter.
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